Tagged: faith

do justice, love mercy, walk humbly

I don’t need to tell you we are in a dark time. You don’t need reminding our world is a dark place. In these days surrounding an election with two less-than-perfect options, following a...

Give It a Day

We’re in quite a different place than we were last October (see below!) Baby girl’s walking and talking, not spitting up and blowing out. We often only see the highlight photos of motherhood on...

30-year-old virgin

I was a 30-year-old virgin on my wedding day. It’s a fact the world would tell me to hide, but it’s a truth I long to proclaim–not in pride for my purity, but to...

on weaning

Well, she’s weaned. Just like that. We dropped a feeding a week, and gave this last one a bit longer since it was Daddy’s birthday. But it’s done. It’s bittersweet. I’ve cried buckets of...

on single-tasking

It seems as if everyone’s all about multi-tasking. These days I find myself drawn to single-tasking. Don’t get me wrong—I’ve spent plenty of my days more-than-multi-tasking. But it really hasn’t served me well. It...

called in an uncertain time

I don’t know if you noticed right away, but my eyes are stained with tears in this photo. And yet there is genuine joy behind this smile. I was tired. It was April 12,...

the testing of our faith

I’ll never forget the feeling when the doctor came back into the room with the positive test results. “Mono, mono,” she said as my high school mind wondered about the implications. I’d later get...

the marathon of motherhood

// and the six words we really need to hear // My first article for Mom Mentor is up! It’s all about how God meets us in and carries us through our weakness, shortcomings,...

woman of many roles

#womensupportingwomen: As I contemplated this Instagram movement, I heard a whisper: “Deborah.” And as I settled into the rocking chair on our patio with my coffee, a blanket, and my Bible, I was inspired...